Here’s a great Christopher Double Bass handmade by luthier David Smith of Smith Creek Mandolins. This was a great bass to demo and play. I love the sound and playability of this instrument and it mimics a double bass very closely. Please visit http://www.smithcreekmandolin.com/ for complete specs on this awesome instrument and please check out […]
This was a great and fun video to shoot and produce. This was Leo Fender’s first bass he produced in 1980 under his brand new company G&L!! The is a reissue/throwback bass under the CLF Research, Clarence Leo Fender Research, and G&L brand. I recorded the bass direct through an A-Designs REDDI, Universal Audio 2-1176 […]
My friend and student, Ross Lillebo, brought over this killer Serek Midwestern bass to try out. It’s a great short scale bass that has some serious THUMP!! I love the Novak pickup and was loaded with Dunlop flat wounds. This video was shot super quickly with my iPhone and I will definitely be recording a […]
Here is a sound demo of a Fodera Emperor Classic Standard 5 String bass. This bass is completely stock and features Seymour Duncan Dual Coil pickups, Fodera Preamp, Ash body, maple neck and fingerboard and Fodera hardware. Playing examples were recorded through an A-Designs KGB Preamp/DI straight into Logic Audio though an Apogee Duet.
Howard Ulyate, of Ulyate Instruments, and I check out his new Sadowsky NYC Satin Series Jazz Bass. This is a stellar instrument built by the legendary Roger Sadowsky. It is his entry level NYC bass, made in New York City. We are also playing through an SWR Baby Blue amp and a Schroeder 112 cabinet. […]
I am so incredibly fortunate to have had the chance to sit with G&L President Dave McLaren and play and discuss this amazing prototype bass Leo Fender built for Music Man that later became the Stingray!! The body features a Harvest Gold colored body and one of the nicest feeling neck profiles on this Maple […]